Adam Aronson is the CEO of lilitab, an interactive kiosk company focused on the use of tablet computers in public environments. Adam has spent almost 20 years crafting unique and compelling kiosk experiences for Fortune 500 companies, museums and start-ups. He graduated from the University of Teesside with a B.A. in product design.
James Bickers is the senior editor of Retail Customer Experience, and also manages live events and webinars for Networld Media Group. He has more than 20 years experience as a journalist and innovative content strategist, with publication credits in national, international and regional publications.
Ron Bowers and Frank Mayer & Associates are recognized for their expertise of the in-store merchandising marketplace. Their creative insight has developed leading edge point of purchase displays, digital signage, kiosks, mobile, and self-service retail customer experiences.
With more than 32 years of electronics industry experience, Flint's held cross-functional roles for fortune 500 to start-up companies. He has a BSEE with an emphasis in Microelectronics Processing and Operations from Arizona State.
Cherryh Butler has been a reporter for nearly 10 years, writing on a variety of topics ranging from the restaurant industry to business and health and fitness news. Before joining FastCasual.com as editor, she oversaw KioskMarketplace.com and PizzaMarketplace.com and contributed to RetailCustomerExperience.com. She's also written for several daily newspapers, magazines and websites, including The Kansas City Star and American Fitness magazine.
Prior to founding POS Supply Solutions in 1999, Stephen Enfield was director of Sales at MICROS. His 10 years at MICROS coupled with his experience at POS Supply Solutions gives Stephen more than two decades of experience in the Point of Sale industry.
Chris Gilder, CEO & Founder of Meridian, brings more than 20 years of entrepreneurial successes to the senior management team. His vision and drive to succeed has led Meridian’s double digit growth for well over a decade. Meridian has been recognized as the leader in the self-service kiosk industry and an innovator with the development of the Self Service Technology Center in partnership with Intel, HP, Microsoft, Zebra Technologies and Storm.
Tom Harper is president of Networld Media Group, a publisher of online trade journals and events for the banking, retail, restaurant and church leadership markets. He is the author of Leading from the Lions' Den: Leadership Principles from Every Book of the Bible (B&H).
Brad is VP of marketing at MokiMobility, a platform for remotely managing and monitoring of iPad and Android tablet kiosks. Brad has many years of experience and a personal passion for mobile technology and the way it shapes all of our lives.
Shaun Hunte is the VP of Marketing and Strategic Sales at Signifi Solutions Inc. He manages the overall marketing strategy for Signifi and the portfolio of products, building marketing and branding strategy from the ground up for all new product releases.
Since 2004, Ionescu has built a proprietary software/hardware package for state tourism and hotels. Ionescu believes successful kiosk networks are built upon ongoing collaboration between the client and provider to develop flexible systems that clients and users are happy with for years.
Levinski has worked in the printer industry for over 30 years, with focus on the integration of printers into customer’s kiosks/equipment. Currently a global marketing engineer for HECON/Hengstler, he applies this knowledge worldwide.
David serves as Keywest Technology’s director of marketing and has a background in emerging digital technologies, working for more than a decade as an electronic field engineer with digital video equipment manufacturers before joining Keywest Technology.
As Vice President of Business Development at Reevex, Bill is responsible for their sales and marketing strategy. Reevex is a software development company and a leader in the design of self-service kiosk and mobile applications. Prior to Reevex, Bill held leadership positions with Diebold, Source Technologies and Net Propulsion. Currently, he is Treasurer of the Digital Screenmedia Association.
Craig Martin has over 15 years of experience providing Fortune 500 brands and retailers with innovative digital merchandising solutions. He founded Reality Interactive, LLC in 2004. Prior to that, he held senior business development positions at Media Right and Netkey. Clients over the years include BMW, Callaway Golf, PepsiCo, Bose, Lego, Leapfrog and others.
Natsumi Nakamura is in charge of the product marketing for kiosk hardware and software solutions at PFU Systems. She has also played a critical role in hardware/software development as well as business development for several kiosk projects.
Annette Nolan is the founder and CEO of Carts Blanche, LLC and the designer of “VendaCarts” a mobile automated retail kiosk. Annette has established herself as the innovator of a new generation of mobile automated kiosks. Over the past fifteen years she has designed for major corporations such as Nestles, Disney, Radisson Hotels, Holiday Inn and Aramark.
James Oladujoye is an entrepreneur based in the UK, who has worked since 1997 in self-service Kiosk Software. He’s commercially active in business intelligence, social media & machine monitoring. His passion is in “making machines talk” by joining things up across networks.
Sheridan Orr is the Managing Partner of the Interrobang! Agency, a consulting firm specializing in brand experiences. She has a decade of experience in consumer behaviors, brands, technology and design. Her passion is in crafting engaging and connected customer experiences.
Adam Ortlieb oversees marketing in the Americas for Seiko Instruments thermal printers. His breadth of experience includes multi-nationals and start-ups, and he is widely published in self-service and information technology. Adam received an MBA from the University of San Diego and a BA from San Diego State.
Michael Rigato has been involved in self service solutions for over 10 years, beginning with digital photo kiosks to now DVD kiosks. Michael manages all design aspects of Signifi Solutions modular DVD kiosk and always strives to be ahead of the curve.
Recognized as a pioneer in the DVD Kiosk industry, Soheil Samimi has helped to establish the concept in North America. He helps identify partnerships for iMOZI, a company that focuses on the delivery of DVDs and digital movies via kiosks.
Dean Sanders joined Zebra in 2006 as the Director of Industry Sales. Dean leads Zebra’s industry sales teams, which are responsible for business development for the Healthcare, Self-Service, Mobile Workforce and PAX (Print & Apply Labeling) markets.
Vertigo Group USA president Scott Sharon has decades of experience in the sign and menu board industry, and nearly another decade in digital signage. He’s a longtime proponent of, and innovator in, expanding the deployment of digital menu boards in QSRs.